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History Café: Stories from Ron Chew’s My Unforgotten Seattle

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Third-generation Seattleite, historian, journalist, and museum visionary Ron Chew spent more than five decades fighting for Asian American and social justice causes in Seattle.

In this virtual History Café, Chew will be joined by PeiPei Sung, a former student intern, turned oral history interviewer, turned exhibit developer under the wings of the Wing Luke Asian Museum family. Sung is currently a designer at MOHAI. Join us in this conversation and hear stories about immigration, activism, community work, and hopes for the future through Chew’s upcoming memoir My Unforgotten Seattle.

Photo: “In 1986, I participated in a march commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Chinese expulsion from Seattle. Maria Batayola holds a picket sign. I’m wearing a jacket my mother made in the sewing factory.” [Location: Hing Hay Park, Seattle Chinatown International District]

Real-time, automated captioning provided. For additional support, contact programs@mohai.org.

History Café is produced as a partnership between HistoryLink and MOHAI.

Detailed information on how to participate will be provided via email following your registration. Capacity is limited so register soon!

Location: Online

Cost: Free

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